Cybersecurity Data Engineer

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact on mission critical systems? If so, this is the opportunity for you! Booz Allen Hamilton is transforming how we secure the nation’s most critical platforms and systems from cyber threats. We are also leading the way creating next generation enterprise security architectures to effectively implement solutions like a Zero Trust architecture. When you build some of the most mission critical systems in the world, you can’t leave anything to chance. That’s why we need you – someone who as a cybersecurity data engineer will help build and enhance complex data-centric and data-intensive environments.  Your technical expertise will be vital as you identify and implement ways to prevent data loss focused on compliance, data rights management, and data tagging/labeling and visibility, supporting our clients in the analysis, engineering, planning, and strategy development of advanced security architectures. This is your chance to secure our way of life by protecting our assets against all threats. Join our team and help to turn requirements into solutions that protect and empower the warfighters.

You Have: 

  • 10+ years of experience as a System Security Engineer (SSE) or a Cybersecurity Engineer (CSE) focused on a holistic view of enterprise security
  • 4+ years of experience with data tagging and DLP
  • 4+ years of experience with data rights management
  • Experience with the design and build out of lab environments and demo systems to replicate customer environments and real-world simulations
  • Experience with defining security requirements, security assessments and security recommendations using industry standards as reference models
  • Ability to support architecting and engineering Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions across an enterprise environment and integrating DLP controls across user environments.
  • Ability to configure network scans on appropriate DLP detection servers to identify stored sensitive information at-rest and quarantine data classified as restricted
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with installing, implementing, integrating, and deploying Adobe Experience Manager and Titus 
  • Experience with Zero Trust Frameworks and implementation of ZT principles
  • Knowledge of security considerations for a Cloud architecture and environment 
  • Ability to write and maintain technical documentation
  • Ability to display passion and enthusiasm for security and technology 
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Possession of excellent interpersonal skills 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

  • Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.
  • Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.
  • Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.
  • Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.
  • Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.


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